Buddha, seated in the padmasana pose, in dhyana mudra, flanked by two donor figures and with a mandorla of the seven Buddhas of the past (fragment of a stele)Artist(s)ChineseArtist NationalityChinese (culture or style)Object Creation Datecirca 500-550Medium & SupportstoneDimensions
9 1/4 in x 10 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in (23.5 cm x 26.04 cm x 6.35 cm)Credit LineGift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer CollectionSubject matter
The Buddha, seated in meditation, flanked by a donor on each side. The Buddha's mandorla (an almond-shaped aureole of light surrounding the entire figure)Primary Object Classification Sculpture Primary Object TypereliefCollection AreaAsianRights
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Buddhas (visual works)
bas-relief (sculpture technique)